There are two ways we cope with anxiety—worry and avoidance. Your job is to figure out how you’ll reveal this in your manuscript.
Often, change happens in opposition. When we understand the things working in opposition in our stories, we can use them to maintain our story’s tension.
Leading with anxiety comes in two tight and not-so-helpful packages. But here’s the solution.
Jane Alison encourages us to envision our writing not as a tsunami of story, but instead as a series of smaller waves that propel your …
A new moon, a new quarter, and a birthday offer you a chance to explore your goals. To choose the best ones, identify your internal yesses and …
When building our characters we sometimes hack away at attributes, hoping to unearth something that will engage readers. Instead, do this.
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- The role anxiety plays in our lives and how to show it in your book
- To move your story forward, think about oppositions.
- Lead with your ambition, not your anxiety, by doing this.
- Create symmetrical scenes to strengthen your story arc.
- Is an internal no affecting your writing life? Consider this.